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180544

Great BRUNO HAUPTMANN EXECUTION Charles Lindbergh Jr Kidnapping 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765601531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, April 4, 1936 * Bruno Hauptmann execution (1st report) * Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping A nice two line banner headline: "HAUPTMANN IS ELECTROCUTED WITHOUT CONFESSING MURDER" with several subheads including: "Goes To Chair Without Word Except Prayer" :" 'God, Why Did You Do This!' Screams Anna Hauptmann" and more. Also a photo headed: "Crowd Outside Prison After Execution". More on this on pages 4 and 5 as well. The complete issue, very nice condition.

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Ends May 16, 2020 14:19

$135.00
175095

PUSSYFOOT JOHNSON William E. Prohibition Anti Alcohol Head DEATH 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392418454642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1945 * William E. Johnson death * U.S. prohibition leader The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "W. E. JOHNSON DIES; DRY CRUSADER, 82" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on American prohibition advocate and law enforcement officer, William "Pussyfoot" Johnson. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscriptio... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2020 09:27

$40.00
180141

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION Beer Liquor 18th Amendment VOID Buyer ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392746916793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 27, 1930 * 18th Amendment - U.S. prohibition void to buyer ? * Beer - liquor legal to purchaser The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BUYER OF LIQUOR NOT GUILTY, SAYS SUPREME COURT" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:27

$48.00
179869

HENRY JARVIS RAYMOND New York Times Co-Founder & Journalist 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995377957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869 * Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report) * New York Times co-founder - journalist * "Godfather of the Republican Party" Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Allen lost to what many consider his most skilled opponent, Mike McCoole in an early career battle on 15 July 1869 at Foster's Island near St. Louis, for the heavyweight championship of America in a ninth round foul. Allen appeared to be nearly the equal of McCoole, the better known boxer, but lost the battle when the foul occurred. In the ninth... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:41

$38.00
179682

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION is a Failure in Herbert Hooover Address 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372986120576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 12, 1932 * The United States prohibition to end ? * President Herbert Hoover admits failure * President nomination address The front page has a nice banner headline: "DRY LAW A FAILURE--HOOVER" with subheads. (see) Complete text of Hoover's acceptance address inside. Loads of text here. Related photo on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hangi... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:45

$52.00
179615

THE GREAT LONDON FIRE Charles II of England Forms Building Codes 1666 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724084254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 17, 1666 * The Great London Fire disaster * Charles II of England creates safety codes Certainly one of the more notable events in London history was the Great Fire which began on September 2. Very shortly thereafter, in an effort to rebuild London in a safe manner, the King issue various directives as to how the city would be rebuilt. This text takes nearly half of the back page with a few portions including: "In the first place, upon the desires of the Lord Mayor...He is pleased to prohibit the hasty building of any edifices till such speedy care be taken for the re-edification of the city as may best secure it from the like accidents, & raise it to a greater beauty and comeli... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:44

$1,565.00
179595

JOHN DILLINGER Evergreen Park Illinois Robbery & Police SHOOTOUT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724077708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 1, 1934 * John Dillinger gang robbery & shootout * Evergreen Park, Illinois roadhouse The back page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER BATTLES POLICE IN CHICAGO" with subheads. First report coverage on the John Dillinger shootout outside the Beverly Garden Dine and Dance roadhouse. Nice to have in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:33

$52.00
179555

Best JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Chicago Theater ASSASSINATION 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721925066

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 24, 1934 * John Dillinger shot dead * Chicago theater w/ photos * Best title to be had - very rare Simply a terrific issue if for no other reason than this is a report concerning the killing of outlaw John Dillinger in a Chicago newspaper--the city where it happened. The bold banner headline proclaims: "JEALOUSY SET DILLINGER TRAP" with subheads: "Federal Clew Is Traced To A Love Rivalry" "Girl and Ex-Convict Linked to Case". The article carries over to page 2 where also is found a wealth of additional articles including: "Throngs Fight For Glimpse Of Dead Dillinger" "Undertaker Refused Body Till Curious Get Fill" "Dillinger Dies Before Woman Who Knew Him" "Dillinger Used Nun's Disgui... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:06

$475.00
179498

Best GUS WINKLER Chicago Gangster Al Capone Hit Man ARRESTED 1936 Chi. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392717392686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 25, 1933 * Gus Winkler arrested for murder * St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a great banner headline: "WINKLER SEIZED IN KILLING" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page. Winkler would be killed about two weeks later. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dr... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:26

$88.00
179386

PROHIBITION REPEAL ? Legalize Beer & Liquor as a Political Ploy 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392712639409

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1932 * 1932 Democratic National Convention * Prohibition plank - repeal is majority * Legalize beer & liquor goes political The top of the front page has a six column headline: "DEMOCRATS PLEDGE PARTY TO REPEAL OF THE DRY LAW AND QUICK MODIFICATION TO LEGALIZE BEER, 934 3/4 - 213 3/4; PLANK AGAINST WAR DEBT CANCELLATION IS SUBMITTED" with many subheads. Much more inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:53

$49.00
179207

Rare PRO-PROHIBITION Anti Beer Liquor Alcohol 1885 Chicago Illinois Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701952373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 7, 1885 * Rare title This was a a prohibition newspaper which advocated against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 16:13

$32.00
179159

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Tax Evasion Trial Beginning 1935 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392700301253

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1935 * New York City gangster Dutch Schultz * Tax evasion trial beginning The front page has one column headings: "SCHULTZ BEER RULE AND LINK TO GANGS PORTRAYED TO JURY" "Detectives Tell of His Speakeasy Activities After the Murder of Noe" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:25

$39.00
179158

Gangsters AL 'Scarface' CAPONE Income Tax & Dutch Schultz Seized 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392700300996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone - Income tax evasion guilty plea * Dutch Schultz - Arthur Simon Flegenheimer seized * New York City bootlegger - racketeer - gangster The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE CONQUERED, FEDERAL MEN COME HERE TO BREAK GANGS" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 3. Coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone pleading guilty Income tax evasion. He would later retract his plea after he realized the potential penalty he would receive. He would eventually be found guilty later that year which would end his criminal career. Also on the front page near the bottom is: "'Dutch' Schultz Seized, His Companions Shot As they Show Fight When Accosted by Police" (see) Nice to ... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:25

$58.00
179152

HILTON CROUCH Getaway Car Driver for John Dillinger Gang CAPTURED 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392700297656

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 24, 1933 * John Dillinger gang member captured * Hilton Crouch - race car driver - getaway man The top of page 4 has one column heading: "NAB CONVICT AS 'OUTSIDE MAN' OF DILLINGER GANG" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Dillinger gang member H.C. Crouch being captured. Two related photos are on page 11. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with 14 pages, rag edition in nice condi... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:21

$45.00
179146

Great PROHIBITION No Beer & Liquor in America BEGINS Headline 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372964654596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, June 8, 1920 * Prohibition begins in America * No beer - liquor The front page has a three column headline: "Last Nail Put in Coffin of Old John Barleycorn By U.S. Supreme Court" with subheads. (see) A nice, to the point headline here. Great to have framed at any local bar. Complete with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:18

$67.00
179113

RAYMOLND HAMILTON Bonnie & Clyde Barrow Gang EXECUTED Elec. Chair 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696263291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, May 10, 1935 * Ray Hamilton executed (electric chair) * Bonnie & Clyde Barrow gang fame * Huntsville, Texas State Penitentiary The front page has a one column heading: "RAY HAMILTON, TEXAS OUTLAW, ELECTROCUTED" with subhead. (see) Hamilton was a member of the Clyde Barrow Gang in the early 1930's. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:40

$45.00
179087

Cosa Nostra MAFIA Cosa Nostra EXPOSED Joseph Valachi Vito Genovese1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695399331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., September 28, 1963 * Mafia - Cosa Nostra exposed * Joseph Valachi * Vito Genovese The front page has a two column heading: "Valachi Gives Graphic Account of Crime World"First report coverage on Joseph Valachi being the first Mafia member to publicly acknowledge the existence of the Mafia. Complete with 8 pages, small binding holes along the spine, nice.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:12

$44.00
179021

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957706841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNGSTOWN VINDICATOR, Ohio, February 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran vs. Al Capone * Early, same day 1st report w/ great headline The front page features a great banner headline reporting the historic St. Valentine's Day Massacre: "GANGSTERS LINE UP AND MURDER SEVEN MEN". Subheads include: "Whole Gang Wiped Out In Beer Headquarters" "Rivals Herd Victims Into Back Room, Line Them Up, Riddle Them with Bullets" "Murderers Pose As Officers" "Woman Finds Bodies Huddled in Room Each Pierced by Six to Ten Bullets--Two Men Badly Wounded". This was one of the more infamous events of the gangster era, when Al Capone's men murdered the North Side gang members headed by rival gangster 'Bugs' M... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:42

$390.00
178879

Great JOHN DILLINGER Bank Robber Gangster Tommy Carroll Killed 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684355408

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1934 * John Dillinger gang * Tommy Carroll killed * Best title to be had ? The front page has a great banner headline: "3 SHOT BY BLACK HAND; 1 DEAD" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on American bank robber Tommy Carrol being shot & killed by police. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few sma... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:22

$92.00
178840

JOHN DILLINGER ASSASSINATION Law Enforcement G-Men Jurisdiction 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372949688040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, July 29, 1934 * John Dillinger killed in Chicago * Law enforcement jurisdiction ?? The top of the front page of this section has an editorial on the recent killing of bandit John Dillinger with two column headline: "DILLINGER MET HIS DEATH IN LAW'S TWILIGHT ZONE" with subheads. (see) Other topics throughout. Complete section 4 only with all 8 pages, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2020 15:58

$37.00
178738

CHARLES LUCKY LUCIANO New York City MAFIA Gangster Dutch Schultz 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372944771279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 1, 1935 * Charles "Lucky" Luciano * re. Dutch Schultz murder * New York City gangster - mob boss * 1935 Helena earthquake The front page has a one column heading: "LUCIANA IS LINKED TO 3 BRONX DEATHS; GANG LIST ISSUED" with subheads. (see) Was he responsible for the recent murder of fellow NYC gangster Dutch Schultz ? Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition, a little staining near bottom right corner, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2020 09:13

$48.00
178662

WAXEY GORDON Prohibition Era Gangster Bootlegger Racketeer ARREST 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941383128

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1933 * Waxey Gordon arrested on tax evasion charges * Prohibition era gangster - bootlegging - gambling The top of the front page has a one column heading: "'WAXEY' GORDON IS SEIZED IN HIDING WITH AIDES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the arrest of American gangster, Waxey Gordon, for tax evasion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the pres... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:19

$39.00
178325

TEXAS GUINAN Queen of the Night Clubs Prohibition Speakeasy DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392642998260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Nov. 6, 1933 * Texas Guinan death (1st report) * "Queen of the night clubs" - actress * Prohibition era speakeasy fame The front page has a one column heading: "Tex Guinan's Death Symbolizes Dying Era" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:21

$42.00
178321

LARRY FAY Rum-Running Prohibition Era Bootlegger ASSASSINATION 1933 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372918024364

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1933 * Rumrunner Larry Fay killed * Prohibition era rum-running * NYC bootlegger - gangster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LARRY FAY IS SLAIN IN HIS NIGHT CLUB; DOORMAN IS HUNTED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with photo and list of his prior offenses. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of ... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2020 15:20

$38.00
177979

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Jack McGurn CHARGED Al Capone Hitman 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392622108510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest * Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man Page 7 has one column headings that include: "MURDER CHARGES LODGED IN CHICAGO" "McGurn and Fanelli, Alleged Gang Gunners, Are Accused of Killing Moran's Seven Men" "15 Others Still Hunted" and more. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louis Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the m... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:38

$44.00
177962

FRANK NITTI Al "Scarface" Capone's Henchman SUICIDE Death 1943 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392616958830

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 21, 1943 * Frank Nitti suicide death * Al "Scarface" Capone henchman - gangsters * Best title to be had - rare as such Page 3 has additional reporting on the suicide death of Frank Nitti with a one column heading: "FBI Hunts New Clews Bearing On Nitti Suicide" with subhead and more with two related photos. Great to have in this famous Chicago publication, very rare as such. Complete with all 40+ pages, some archival mending on a few inside pages including the one with the Nitti reporting, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:11

$62.00
177816

PROHIBITION ENDS New York City BEER Liquor Shortage 1933 NY Times Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891512167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1933 * U.S. Prohibition ends in NYC * Beer - liquor returns The front page has one column headings: "CITY BEER SHORTAGE FEARED BY BREWERS" "New Jobs Put At 50,000" and more. (see) Much more on pages 2 & 3 with related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete 1st section only with 32 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:13

$52.00
177681

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE George Bugs Moran Gangsters PROBE 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596696736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1929 * Post St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone Page 27 has a one column heading: "REPORTS A NEW CLUE IN CHICAGO KILLINGS" with subheads: "Police Commissioner Russell Says Murder of Seven Will Be Solved in 'a Day or Two'" "Orders Strict Liquor Ban" and more. (see) Original reporting on what is probably the most historic event in American gangster history. Nice to have in this famous New York City title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:05

$48.00
177369

BABY FACE NELSON KILLED Bank Robber Battle of Barrington 1934 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872132020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1934 * George Bace Face Nelson killed * Battle of Barrington - Illinois The front page has a nice banner headline: "'U. S. TRAILS NELSON'S WIDOW" with subheads that include: "AGENTS BELIEVE HER A WITNESS TO FATAL FIGHT" (see) More on page 4. Two small related photos on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 26 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant ... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:57

$88.00
177306

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York becomes a tourist stop * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "CENTENNIAL IS ANNIVERSARY OF CHANGE IN GAME" with subhead and banner pictorial along the bottom margin. The back page has a nice photo of the first inductees into the Hall of Fame including Babe Ruth & Cy Young. Nice to have in the World famous publication. Complete with all 30m pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$72.00
176907

FRED "KILLER" BURKE Captured & Tim Healy Irish Free State DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849576402

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 * Tim Healy (politician) death * Irish nationalist - Irish Free State * Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured * St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Healy, first Governor-General of the Irish Free State. Page 52 has one column headings: "BURKE, ACE OF CRIME, IS CAPTURED ASLEEP" "Killer, Charged With Chicago's St. Valentine Massacre, Is Surrounded in Missouri Farmhouse", "Rushed With Machine Guns" "Fugitive, Who Is Trapped in Bed, Thought His Captors Were Gangsters Seeking Vengeance" with smaller subheads. First report coverage ... See More  

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:19

$42.00
176759

Best FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372841666535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun * Best title to be had ? very rare The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "M'ERLANE, GANG KILLER, IS DEAD OF PNEUMONIA" with subhead and two related photos. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangste... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2019 15:00

$88.00
176612

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man GUILTY Convicted 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392530507724

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1930 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn guilty * Concealed weapons charge * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "M'GURN GUILTY; SECOND GUNMAN HEADED TO JAIL" with subhead. Related photo on the back page. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all ... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2019 07:20

$62.00
176573

CHARLES LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING Bizarre Safe Return ? Headline 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523802014

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Extra, April 7, 1932 * Charles Lindbergh Jr. baby kidnapping case * Bizarre headline suggests all is well This was one of the most famous crime mysteries of the 20th century which ended with the execution of Bruno Hauptmann. Here is a very odd banner headline that suggests the Lindbergh baby might be returned safely: "RETURN OF LINDBERGH BABY EXPECTED SOON" and subheads and photo. A great curiosity headline for display here. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:31

$47.00
176571

Best RALPH "BOTTLES" CAPONE Gangster Charged w/ Vagrancy 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523801129

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1930 * Ralph Capone charged with vagrancy * Chicago gangland gangster - mobster * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a one column heading: "RALPH CAPONE GIVES UP; FREED IN TEN MINUTES" with subhead. (see) When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 07, 2019 15:30

$44.00
176545

JOE AIELLO Sicilian Mafia Leader Al Scarface Capone Rival MURDER 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372832152556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, October 24, 1930 * Gangster Joe Aiello assassination * Sicilian Mafia leader - bootlegger * Al 'Scarface' Capone rival * Chicago gangland war The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GANGSTERS KILL AIELLO, FALLEN WHISKEY BARON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Chicago gangster leader, Joe Aiello. Complete with all 26 pages, light even toning, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:35

$48.00
176523

BABY FACE NELSON Post Little Bohemia Lodge Wisconsin Shootout 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372831277753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1934. * Outlaw John Dillinger gang * Baby Face Nelson hunted * Post Little Bohemia shootout * Hunted in North Midwest The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DILLINGER'S AID LEADS RAD ON SUBURBAN BANK" with subhead. (see) More on page 2. Photo of Homer Van Meter on the back page. Coverage on the John Dillinger gang being hunted after the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:15

$45.00
176445

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION 1st Stage Taking Effect BEER Liquor 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828645079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, July 3, 1919 * War-time prohibition takes effect The front page has a one column heading: "Reports Say Dry Law Is Enforced" with subhead. (see) Coverage on wartime prohibition act 1st taking effect. Other news of the day. Complete in 22 pages, good condition.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:32

$40.00
176440

PINEAPPLE PRIMARY Chicago Gangsters Gangland BIG BILL THOMPSON 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828640969

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1928 * Pineapple Primary in Chicago * William Hale Thompson - Big Bill * Gangster era elections - corruption The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THOMPSON MACHINE BEATEN IN ILLINOIS; SMALL AND SMITH ROUTED, CROWE LOSES; SHOOTINGS AND KIDNAPPINGS IN CHICAGO" with many subheads. (see) First report coverage on the primary election in Gangster infested Chicago, Illinois at the height of government corruption there. Lengthy text continues on page 2 with related photo. Forty-eight pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. wikipedia notes: The Pineapple Primary was the name given to a Republican primary election held in Chicago on April 10, 1928; m... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:30

$45.00
176426

BIG BILL THOMPSON Chicago Gangster Al Capone Era Mayor Defeated 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392518268352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1931 * William Hale "Big Bill" Thompson defeated * Anton Cermak becomes Chicago mayor * Gangland - gangsters - prohibition era The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO OUSTS THOMPSON; CERMAK IS ELECTED MAYOR BY A MAJORITY OF 191,916" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Anton Cermak defeating William Hale Thompson as Mayor of Chicago. Thompson is considered one of the most unethical mayors in American history. Coincidentally, Al "Scarface' Capone was put away for income tax evasion later that same year. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:23

$40.00
176400

Charles LUCKY LUCIANO Racketeer Mob Mafia Genovese Family DEATH 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825286090

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, January 27, 1962 * Charles Lucky Luciano death (1st report) * John Glenn gets ready for historical space flight The front page has a heading: "Luckily, Luckies Not Too Pelntiful" First report coverage on the death of famous New York City gangster, Charles "Lucky" Luciano. Lucky Luciano ranks as the #1 successful gangster of all-time. Complete with 8 pages, small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, otherwise nice.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:53

$52.00
176397

EDWARD "FATS McCARTHY" POPKE Mad Dog Coll Gangster Member KILLED 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825284508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1932 * Edward "Fats McCarthy" Popke * Mad Dog Coll gang member The front page has a one column heading: "KILL 'FATS' M'CARTHY AT ALBANY HIDEOUT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:50

$40.00
176346

UNITED STATES PROHIBITION ENDING ? House Votes on Legal BEER 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1932 * U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ? The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HOUSE AUTHORIZES 3.2% BEER, 230 TO 165; ALL OF DRYS AMENDMENTS DEFEATED; SENATE GETS BILL TODAY, FATE IN DOUBT" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage, loads of text. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, genrrally nice.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$40.00
176345

FRANK COSTELLO Mafia Gangster Mob Boss ARRESTED Gambling Taxes 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372822544709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 10, 1939 * Frank Costello - Mafia gangster - mob boss * "The Prime Minister of the Underworld" * Arrested for income tax evasion re. gambling The top of back page has a one column heading: "'SLOT MACHINE KING' IS ARRESTED HERE" with subheads. (see images for text) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:14

$47.00
176308

AL SCARFACE CAPONE Gangland Boss Enters Atlanta Penitentiary 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392506734037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1932 * Al Capone enters prison (1st report) * Tax evasion guilty charge * Chicago gangster boss The front page has one column headings that include: "PRISON DOORS CLOSE BEHIND CAPONE" "Gangster Reaches Atlanta After Day on Which Curious Crowds Inspect the Train" "Convicts Cry 'Welcome!' " and more. Complete in 40 pages, great condition. This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:08

$57.00
175954

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Loads of Testimony 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806608761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1935. * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann takes the stand * Loads of court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN TAKES STAND, SWEARS HE WAS AT HOME NIGHT RANSOM WAS PAID" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with multiple pages of court testimony and a few related photos. Loads and loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & inst... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:38

$38.00
175942

PROHIBITION Herbert Hoover Message to Congress DRY LAWS Enforced 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806598877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 14, 1930 * Herbert Hoover message to Congress (lengthy text) * Prohibition & the enforcement of the Dry Law The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOOVER URGES CONGRESS TO REBUILD DRY LAW ENFORCEMENT MACHINERY; BACKS MESSAGE WITH BOARD'S REPORTS" with many subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues inside. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, Light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:23

$44.00
175913

Great Charles LINDBERGH BABY Murder Trial w/ Court Testimony 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480445266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1934 * Charles Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Trial * Bruno Hauptmann on the stand * Court testimony The top of the front page has a three column headline: "HAUPTMANN ON THE STAND SHOUTS DENIAL OF MURDER; HE AND WIFE OFFER ALIBI" with subheads. (see) More inside with testimony. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A... See More  

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:16

$38.00
175597

JOHN DILLINGER GANG Greencastle Indiana Bank Robbery Holdup 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786400618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1933. * John Dillinger gang * Greencastle, Indiana * Largest bank robbery The back page has a small & discrete report from Greencastle, Ind. that begins with: "Four men executed a daring robbery of the Central National Bank and Trust Company...." (see) Unfortunate for the brief report here but still a first report in this famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: John Dillinger's largest haul was at the Central National Bank in Greencastle, Indiana, one of two banks he robbed in Indiana. In Our Past, Their Present: Historical Essays on Pu... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2019 15:16

$49.00
175379

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE Al Capone Moran Chicago Gangster War 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776385648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Feb. 14, 1929 * St. Valentine's Day Massacre * George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone * A very early, same day report An unusual same-day report on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre appears on page 2. Given it being a very early report (most were in newspapers on the 15th) it is rather brief, with a one column head: "6 Are Slain By Gangsters In Beer War". The text begins: "Six employees of a North Side cartage company were murdered with sawed-off shot guns today...when two automobile loads of bandits raided the garage..." with more. The ftpg. has a photo of: "Famous Flier and His Bride-to-Be" showing Anne Morrow and Charles Lindbergh, with a related article. Complete in 16... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:27

$140.00
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